Palo Alto Sub-Acute and Rehabilitation Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
3
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 16
CA State Average: 9
U.S. Average: 6
CA Deficiencies Range: 1–30
Complaints & Incidents: 0
Updated June 19, 2014.

This rating indicates how well this home has complied with standards for food preparation and other health-related activities in state inspections conducted approximately every 15 months. Results from inspections after the latest date shown below may be available at Nursing Home Compare.

March 28, 2014 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
4/30/2014
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
4/30/2014
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Some
4/30/2014
Provide a tasty and well-balanced diet that meets the nutritional needs of each resident.
Low
Some
4/30/2014
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Low
Some
4/30/2014
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Low
Some
4/30/2014
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Few
4/30/2014
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
4/30/2014
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
4/30/2014
Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
Low
Few
4/30/2014
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
4/30/2014
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
4/30/2014
Maintain comfortable sound levels.
Low
Few
4/30/2014
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
4/30/2014
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
4/30/2014
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Low
Few
4/30/2014

March 25, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Low
Few
4/23/2013
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
4/23/2013

March 08, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Low
Some
4/27/2012
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Few
4/27/2012
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Few
4/27/2012
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Low
Few
4/27/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
4/27/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
4/27/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
4/27/2012
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
4/27/2012
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Low
Few
4/27/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
4/27/2012

This nursing home has not been cited for any Deficiencies from Incidents Reported by the Nursing Home or Complaints in the last 3 years.

Note: Because of differences in calculation, all data may not match those shown on Nursing Home Compare, a website run by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. CMS has approved the U.S. News methodology.

Last updated June 19, 2014.


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